About Kass Naidoo

Kass Naidoo is a journalist with over 15 years experience in the media across various platforms. She is passionate about sport and South Africa and is committed to contributing to the development of women.

Powerade Performance Academy Inspiring Sports Coaches since 2013

True sports development is anchored in school sport. I often feel that more can be done at this level to inspire athletes, administrators and coaches. So, it was wonderful to be invited to speak at the 2019 Powerade Performance Academy aimed at equipping high school coaches with key insights to power their journeys forward. I [...]

By |2019-08-02T12:59:12+02:00August 1st, 2019|Blog, Professional, Recent Work, Speaker, Sport, Women in Sport|0 Comments

#SixOfTheBest Unpack the Proteas World Cup Campaign

#ThrowbackThursday is usually a fun hashtag but today it requires strong will to reflect on a sporting lowlight of 2019. I enjoy talking cricket with fans on social media. Last season, I gathered six fans on two occasions to talk cricket while watching the Proteas play live. It was a truly amazing experience. Then, the [...]

By |2019-07-25T18:41:22+02:00July 25th, 2019|Blog, Sport|0 Comments

Kass Featured in Standard Bank Shyft App TV Commercial

It's all about speed! In this Standard Bank Forex Speed Track Challenge television commercial, Kass Naidoo explains the rules of the competition between the Shyft App, introduced by Richard de Roos, and Proteas speed king Kagiso Rabada, supported by Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander, to see who is fastest at the iconic Wanderers Stadium in [...]

By |2019-04-17T07:55:13+02:00April 17th, 2019|Blog, Professional, Recent Work, Women in Sport|0 Comments

Making 25 years of Unity in Sport Count

Looking back twenty five years on from the dawn of democracy in South Africa, it’s become almost glib to reel off the iconic list of proud sporting moments that have drawn the world’s attention; 1995, 2010, the Comrades Marathon. Our cabinets are overflowing with trophies won by our athletes on sports fields at home and [...]

By |2019-04-15T16:25:40+02:00April 15th, 2019|Blog, Sport, Women in Sport|0 Comments

Agenbag Makes History

Today is a big day for South African cricket as 22 year old Lauren Agenbag became the first South African woman to umpire a Women’s T20 International cricket match. Agenbach, who has considerable experience on the domestic circuit, says she is looking forward to a long and successful career as an international umpire. I spoke [...]

By |2019-02-01T17:05:31+02:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, Interviews, Professional, Women in Sport|1 Comment

Murray and Roberts Invests in Sports Development with Annual Awards

Congratulations to Murray and Roberts on hosting one of the most significant sports awards in South Africa, in partnership with SASCOC. In its 37th year, the Awards recognises and rewards sports development initiatives, focusing on individuals and teams that have champion potential, through the Jack Cheetham Award.  It also supports sports initiatives for people with [...]

By |2018-11-08T12:48:57+02:00November 8th, 2018|Blog, Professional, Recent Work, Sport|0 Comments